Sun Ra Quotes
Born: May 22, 1914
Died: May 30, 1993
The real aim of music is to co-ordinate the minds of the people into an intelligent reach for a better world and an intelligent approach to the living future.
The music is not part of this planet in a sense that the spirit of it is about happiness. Most musicians play earth things about what they know, but I found out that they are mostly unhappy and frustrated, and that creeps over into their music.
With music you can express any emotion, you can paint pictures...
Music can be the bridge to understanding, but people have to get some knowledge.
Behold the pre-prophetic symbols of the planes of Never. Behold, behold this thisness! This isness.
Sometimes in the ignorance I feel the meaning Invincible invisible wisdom, And I commune with intuitive instinct With the force that made life be And since it made life be It is greater than life And since it let extinction be It is greater than extinction. I commune with feelings more than prayer
Somewhere in the other side of nowhere is a place in space beyond time where the Gods of mythology dwell. ... These gods dwell in their mythocracies as opposed to your theocracies, democracies, and monocracies. They dwell in a magic world. These Gods can even offer you immortality.
Well, actually, I'm a psychic being, and you know, we don't concern ourselves with being born, we concern ourselves with being eternal, we deal with the spirit.
Proper evaluations of words and letters in their phonetic and associated sense can bring the people of earth to the clear light of pure cosmic wisdom.
Today's symphonic music is sponsored by the upper structures of society.
The world is in such a bad condition that if they don't find what you call a redeemer, every man, woman and child on this planet will be eliminated.
Not too many people in America know about me, but all of Europe knows about me.
I use music as a medium to talk to people.
I'm not a minister, I'm not a philosopher, I'm not a politician, I'm in another category.
I see people as they really are from a pure point of view.
Point Of View
At first there was nothingthen nothing turned itself inside-out and became something
A world is in danger, this planet is in great danger!
Music is a language, a universal language.
I'm not into division. I'm into coordination, discipline and tradition.
The possible has been tried and failed. Now it's time to try the impossible.